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Alex Lahey, Jen Cloher & The Jungle Giants among multiple AIR Award nominees for 2018

April 17, 2018

The 2018 AIR Awards returns to Adelaide this July for its second year in South Australia, coming to the Queen’s Theatre on July 26th. Along with the AIR Awards, the two-day Indie-Con Australia Conference also comes back to Adelaide, hosted by The Hindley on July 26th and 27th, welcoming industry folk from around the country to come […]

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Paul Kelly & Gang of Youths lead 2017 ARIA Award nominations

October 10, 2017

Aaaand the countdown to the 2017 ARIA Awards is officially on, with not only the full list of nominees announced in Sydney today, but also the winners of the Fine Arts, Artisan and Comedy categories revealed too. Statistically speaking, 2017 is Paul Kelly and Gang of Youths‘ year, with both artists striking out against the pack with Kelly […]

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BIGSOUND 2017 comes to a triumphant end with sleepmakeswaves, Midas.Gold and more coming out on top

September 8, 2017

Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley saw out one final day and night live music and conferencing on Thursday, with BIGSOUND entering its last round, sending hundreds of musicians and delegates throughout participating venues to witness some great emerging artists, buzz bands and established favourites. The SA Music showcase in the afternoon took place at Ric’s Backyard, bringing together […]

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BIGSOUND artist count rises to 133 with latest round of confirmed names dropped today

July 27, 2017

BIGSOUND has bolstered its 2017 artist list with a stack of new names being released today, taking the official count to 133 (so far). The list sees some BIGSOUND debutantes in the mix with some returning names and a block of Australian favourites set to mix it up in Fortitude Valley this September 5th – 9th. […]

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Watch a bunch of great Aussie bands recommend records from 2015 you need to listen to

September 6, 2016

There was so much great music released in 2015. But now, 9 months into 2016, it’s easy to forget some of what might have come before us. So, we’re looking back at what a bunch of Aussie bands rated amongst their favourite albums and songs of 2015. Did you listen to all of them? Featured […]

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Alex Wilson of sleepmakeswaves (Sydney) catches up with us in the midst of hectic Australian tour

August 11, 2016

Margy Noble caught up with Alex Wilson, bassist of massive Australian post-rock outfit sleepmakeswaves, to chat about their epic ‘traced in constellations’ tour, what their future holds, and bromance. How was your gig in Wollongong last night? I’m still recovering from seeing you on Sunday at the Corner Hotel. It was really good – it […]

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sleepmakeswaves name support acts for national August tour, including Dumbsaint, Mowgli and more!

July 21, 2016

Not long now until sleepmakeswaves are back on the road and we cannot wait. The post-rockers have been continuing to make a well-regarded name for themselves overseas and with their August Australian tour set to bring them to all the major centres with the equally as talented Contortionist and Tangled Thoughts of Leaving, this tour has really turned into a […]

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sleepmakeswaves returning home for ‘traced in constellations’ tour in August!

April 13, 2016

The sleepmakeswaves boys are currently cutting it up in the US and they’re not looking to slow down either. The Sydney band have just announced 50 shows taking in venues in Australia and across North America – bringing US prog-rockers The Contortionist and Perth’s Tangled Thoughts of Leaving on the Australian tour this August! The ‘traced in constellations’ […]

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Alex & Otto on the final sleepmakeswaves show with guitarist Kid Khor

January 26, 2016

Festival of the Sun 2015 was a little bit of a bittersweet show for Sydney’s sleepmakeswaves, as they wind down time with original guitarist, Kid Khor. Backstage, Larry was joined by Alex Wilson and Otto Wicks-Green to chat about the band’s final gig with their brother, touring overseas and where the band is headed in […]

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Live Review: Sleepmakeswaves + This Is Your Captain Speaking + These Hands Could Seperate The Sky + Lunaire – East Brunswick Hotel (22.07.2011)

July 25, 2011

I remember being so impressed when I heard my first post rock song – “Sleep” by Godspeed You! Black Emperor. It changed my musical life and brought a whole new perspective on listening. Music was more than just a 3 piece band and a vocalist. This new genre was an exciting and uncharted area for […]

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